Week in court

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A woman who stole almost £70 worth of meat is among those appearing in week in court.

Greg Paul Ashcroft (34): Windle Street, St Helens - Drove on Atherton Street, Prescot, with 199 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, exceeding the alcohol limit of 80 milligrammes: Fined £400, to pay victim surcharge of £40, to pay costs of £85 to Crown Prosecution Service, to pay a criminal courts charge of £150 and disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 20 months.

Michael Bolger (24): Formby Avenue, St Helens - Drink driving with 90 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes and drove without insurance: Fined £500, to pay victim surcharge of £50, to pay costs of £85 to Crown Prosecution Service and disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 24 months.

Sandra Byrom (41): Union Street, St Helens - Stole meat to the value of £66.27 from ASDA: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, to pay victim surcharge of £15, to pay costs of £85 to Crown Prosecution Service and to pay a criminal courts charge of £150.

Kristen Shane Lea (40): Station Road, Haydock - Drink driving with 91 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, further offence during operational period of a suspended sentence and assaulted Ann Taggart by beating her: Committed to prison for 20 weeks, to pay victim surcharge of £150 and disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 3 years.

Peter Waring (34): Laurel Road, Haydock - Drink driving with 76 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Fined £200, to pay victim surcharge of £20, to pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, to pay a criminal courts charge of £150 and disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 20 months.

Robert John Taylor (36): Albion Street, St Helens - Stole meat to the value of £49.64 from Morrisons, further offence whilst subject to order of conditional discharge: Committed to prison for eight weeks suspended for 12 months, to pay victim surcharge of £80, to pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and to pay criminal courts charge of £150.

Nicola Lisa Eden (35): West End Road, Haydock - Proceedings to consider the making of a criminal behaviour order following conviction for seven theft offences: Criminal Behaviour Order made for two years: must not enter any self service retail store save and expect to request permission from a member of staff and remain in any such self service retail store when asked to leave.

Karl Raymond Potter (41): Chandlers Way, Sutton Manor, St Helens - Possession of cannabis: Fined £200, to pay victim surcharge of £200, to pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.